UACES Facebook Randolph Programs

Extension Educational Programs & Services
Randolph County, Arkansas

The Cooperative Extension Service offers a host of educational programs and services.  If you do not see what you are looking for below, please contact our county Extension Office for assistance.

Randolph County Family & Consumer Science Programs

Young lady sitting at table

Rhythm Line Dancers- a "Get Fit" exercise group that meets every Tuesday & Thursday from 2-3 pm. The first half of the class includes various line dances, the second half is guided weight training. Individual assessments are taken every 6 months to track progress. Walk Across Arkansas - Set your pace, keep track of your walking minutes and receive weekly newsletters.

Ready, Set, Graduate- This program enables students in the financial basic of credit, banking, and budgeting. Students identify a career they are interested in pursuing. After attending educational sessions, the students plan a budget including paying taxes, savings, choosing transportation, housing expenses and some optional items. The budget is then “put to the test” during the Mall of Life.

 Family Life Programs -Personal Journey, Getting Our Hearts Right, Managing Stress, Navigating Life's Journey, Marriage Garden, Parenting Journey, Cook Smart Eat Smart, Best Care, and many more programs.

Follow us on Randolph County Family & Consumer Science Facebook Page!Photo: Youth learning to make a healthy snack.


 Randolph County 4-H Clubs

4-Hers watching a demonstration
Paws & Claws-The club focus is Pet Care and Community Service. They meet the second Thursday of each month, 4:00 p.m. at the Extension office.
Adventures in Learning-The Home School club focus is Community Service and Competition. They meet the third Friday of each month, 2:00 pm at the Extension office.
Livestock-The club focus is based on students raising and showing livestock. They meet the third Tuesday of each month at the County Extension office at 6:30 pm.
Archery-The club focus is basic safety and practices for archery competitions. They meet biweekly, Monday at 4:30 in the open barn at the Randolph County Fair Grounds.
Earth Children-The club focus is wildlife and gardening. They meet the second Wednesday of each month, 4:00 at the M. D. Williams Outdoor Classroom or Extension office.
Rowdy Ranchers-The club focus is is raising and showing cattle. They meet the third Wednesday of every month, 4:30 pm at Blissenbach Farms.
Birdell Wrangler's-The club focus is to teach youth everything about a horse from nose to tail and horse show competition. They meet biweekly, Thursdays, 4:30 pm at Seaman's Indoor Arena.
Small Wonders-The club focus is to learn citizenship skills and community service. They meet the fourth Wednesday of each month, 4:00 pm at the Extension office.
Artsy Angels - The club focus is to education youth in the elements of color and design. They meet the second Tuesday of each month at the County Extension office at 5:00 pm.

Extension Homemaker Clubs

EHC Members and Agent at Board Meeting

 Randolph County has two EHC and one project clubs. The objectives of the Extension Homemakers focus on three broad areas - education programs, community service, and leadership development. An EHC is a group of people who meet on a regular basis to receive up-to-date research-based information relating to the family, home, and community. Anyone who wishes may join; it is a nondiscriminatory group.

  • Attica meets every 3rd Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

  • WaterValley meets every 2nd Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

  • Frugal Friends meets every 1st Monday at 6 p.m.

For more information on EHC programs and services offered by the Randolph County Extension Service, feel free to contact Elizabeth McQuay, FCS agent, at (870) 892-4504 or

Photo: 2016 March Randolph County EHC Board Meeting


Randolph County Row Crop Agriculture

Young boy sitting on a pile of fresh corn.





Grain sorghum


Specialty crops

For more information on Agriculture programs and services offered by the Extension Service, feel free to contact Mike Andrews at (870) 892-4504.


Livestock and Forage Production